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Gender: Male Meaning of Blair: "dweller on the plain" Origin of Blair: Scottish

The name Blair is a boy's name of Scottish origin meaning "dweller on the plain". Blair and is often added to lists like Middle Names for Boys and discussed in our forums with posts like "Love, Like, Lose... Name Game- BOYS".

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One of the first generation of cool surname names, now largely gone to the girls.

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Famous People Named Blair

Blair Erwin Underwood, American actor
Blair Dunlop, English actor and musician
(David) Blair Redford, American actor
(Francis Preston) Blair Lee III, former Acting Governor of Maryland
Blair Richard Walsh, American football player
(Andrew) Blair Tuke, New Zealand Olympic sailor
Blair Hull, American businessman and politician
Blair Milan, Australian actor
Blair McDonough, Australian actor
Blair Armstrong Kiel, American NFL football player
Blair James H. Horn, Canadian rower
Blair Lyndon Joscelyne, Australian TV and film composer
Blair MacKichan, English actor and musician
Charlton Blair Adams (b. 2014), son of TV journalist Amelia Adams
Eric Arthur Blair, birth name of George Orwell

Pop Culture References for the name Blair

Dr. Blair, character in "The Thing" series
Blair Seward Tolliver II, baby in film "The Other Woman"
"The Blair Witch Project," film

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